The Royal Oak
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Travel Blogs from Ripon
... the formal and informal gardens which had been created.
We went back to the car for a change of footwear before heading off along the Cleveland Way south along the coast. This walk is very spectacular and has great views of the countryside, sea and coast line. These cliffs (Hunt Cliff) are some of the highest in Britain and we reached around 100 metres above sea level before descending into Skinningrove and onto Cattersty Beach for a sit on the rocks and ...
... looking for a place for lunch.
We fond the Cobblestone Cafe in the centre of Grassington and we enjoyed the paninis with tea. As we were looking for a table another couple offered to let us share their table in the courtyard outside so we passed the time waiting for lunch chatting to a couple from Chesterfield who were staying nearby for a few days walking.
The leisurely lunch ...
... The drive into the parkland reminded us of a number of different NT Properties such as Calke and Hardwick with the rolling fields leading to a great view of the property. We arrived slightly early and set off on the short walk to the farm shop; closed on Mondays, and we had a short walk back. Then it was into the gardens to enjoy the plants before the Hall opened at noon. A few minutes into the walk the first of ...
... bank in the trees so we settled in for a while enjoying the different birds which are encouraged to feed on the nuts and fat balls set out for them.
Then it was a visit to the visitors' centre at the top of the hill before heading back to base for our dinner. Ruth had put some potatoes in the oven to bake whilst we were out and the apartment greeted us with the smell of baked potatoes when we got back; ...
As promised at 10am, Malcolm last nights host, very kindly gave us a lift to the station saving us either the taxi fare or a mile dragging our suitcases. The journey home was straight forward with the only significant wait on Prestatyn Station. Jo practiced Tai Chi and Nick still a bit restless went for a walk up and down the very long platform (720 steps according to the iPhone!). At one stage the train driver had to stop to ...